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Pain when pressing region near temples

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when i press this region marked in red on the photo I feel painn,  it is not sharp at all but if I stay pressing it feels unpleasant
Is this normal?  I don't recall feeling this before, I was scratching my head trhen found this area being painfull
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hi.  Pressure in the spot of your temples (where the red x's are in your picture) is actually pretty common.  We carry a lot of tension there and muscles link up to that spot.  Pressing it and causing pain may be because of that stress you carry there.  These tension spots may get no relief by rubbing your temples but if you find the place in your neck and shoulders or 'trigger spots' as they are called really can.  Any other symptoms, by the way?
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363281 tn?1590104173
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Hello~Having pain in those areas are normally due to stress and tight muscles radiating from your neck.

Sometimes the pain can also be caused by a TMJ disorder.  The temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-man-DIB-u-lur) joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on each side of your jaw. TMJ disorders — a type of temporomandibular disorder or TMD — can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement and this can radiate to parts of your head. If it continues, then maybe a trip to your dentist might be of some help.
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thanks
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